E-mails claiming to be from the FDIC and asking recipients to open a "personal FDIC insurance file," are fraudulent, the agency said today.

The agency says it didn't send the e-mails and is trying to find out who did.

The file contains links to a fraudulent Web site and a "malicious attempt to collect personal or confidential information, some of which may be used to gain unauthorized access to online banking services or to conduct identity," according to the FDIC.

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